Two nights after students from a predominately black college attempted to bowl at the cityâ€™s only bowling alley, where the owner refused. Tensions rose and violence erupted as gunfire from white police officers left three African-American students dead and 27 wounded on the campus of South Carolina State College in Orangeburg, S.C.
Post-screening CONVERSATION w/filmmaker Judy Richardson
Fri â€¢ Oct 16 â€¢ 7:30 pm â€¢ The Harlem Gatehouse
Judy Richardson is a notable documentary filmmaker and Civil Rights activist.Â She gained her notoriety as the educational director for the critically acclaimed PBS documentary film series â€œEyes on the Prize,â€ which received the Peabody Award as well as several Emmys. Richardson continues to be one of the most influential forces behind documenting and commemorating the African-American experience. Co-presented with Black Documentary Collective. A presentation of the Harlem Stage Partners Program